TSA to host hiring event for Detroit Metro Airport Transportation Security Officers January 14-15

Local Press Release
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

DETROIT – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is hosting a hiring event Friday, Jan. 14-Saturday, Jan. 15 to assist individuals interested in applying for a job as a Transportation Security Officer (TSO) at Detroit Metro Airport (DTW).

The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days at Delta Hotels by Marriott Detroit Metro Airport, 31500 Wick Road, Romulus, MI 48174.

Attendees will receive information about full-time TSO positions and have the opportunity to complete multiple steps of the hiring process. The event includes a presentation about the TSO role, application assistance, and scheduling of computer-based testing for job seekers. Participants will be able to complete all or part of these processes, which will significantly reduce the time required to get on board with TSA.

As part of the presentation sessions during the event, TSA will provide an overview of working for the federal government and discuss benefits, which include paid leave, health care plans, 401k coverage and more.

Starting pay at DTW is $18.12 per hour with opportunities for pay increases after six months. TSA is offering a sign-on bonus of up to $2,000 to eligible new hires – $1,000 after onboarding and an additional $1,000 after one year of service, with service agreement. This initiative applies to TSO new hires that onboard through June 4, 2022.

Candidates are required to have two valid forms of state or federal identification, and masks are required.

TSA seeks those who want to take the initial step into a rewarding federal career and support TSA’s critical mission of protecting our nation’s transportation systems. For more information on the TSO position and to learn more about TSA careers, visit https://jobs.tsa.gov/events/01-14/detroit-tso-recruiting-event.